BNP Paribas Asset Management Promotes Johanna Lasker to CEO of BNPP AM USA
Posted on 11/18/2020
BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) disclosed the appointments of Johanna Lasker and Amanda Raynor, respectively, CEO of BNPP AM USA and Deputy CEO of BNPP AM USA, with effect from January 1, 2021. Johanna Lasker will be responsible for BNPP AM’s strategy, leadership, governance, and regulatory matters. She will assume this role alongside her current responsibilities as the head of the Official Institutions Group. Johanna will continue to report to Sandro Pierri, Head of BNPP AM’s Global Client Group, and will report locally to José Placido, CEO of CIB Americas. She replaces Daniel Klein, who will be returning to Europe after five years as CEO and four years as Deputy CEO of BNPP AM USA. Lasker joined the New York office of Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, a predecessor of BNP Paribas Asset Management, in 1997.
Johanna will be supported by Amanda Raynor, who is appointed Deputy CEO of BNPP AM USA in addition to her current role as COO of BNPP AM USA. As part of her new role, Amanda will support Johanna with direct local oversight of legal, finance and control functions. Amanda joined Harbor Capital Management in Boston in 1997, moving to Fortis Investments in 2002 when Harbor was acquired by Fortis. She was appointed COO of Fortis in 2008 and subsequently became COO of BNPP AM when Fortis was acquired by BNPP AM.